Dairy Goat Competition

2024 EAST NATIONAL DAIRY GOAT SHOW

SANCTIONED BY

DATE: Saturday November 2, 2024

TIME: 9:00 AM

LOCATION: Lower East Annex Show Ring

JUDGE:


Competition Information

Entry Deadline: Tuesday October 15, 2024. Late entries can be made online until Friday October 25, 2024, with the late entry fee.

Entry Fee: $8.50 per entry. Late Entry Fee: $25 per entry.

Online Entries: https://www.assistexpo.ca/rawf (Entries will open Friday September 6, 2024)

Exhibitor Meeting: Friday November 3, 2023, 8:00 PM, Lower East Annex Show Ring


Move In / Out Information

Time of Arrival: Thursday October 31, 2024, 6:00 AM - 10:00 AM or 10:00 PM - midnight and Friday November 1, 2024, midnight - 7:30 AM.

Time of Release: TBD.


2024 Royal Goat Show Committee

Chairman: Ed Cavanagh

Vice Chairman: Cheri Penny

Goat Superintendent: Mark Keir

Karen Cavanagh
Lois Tomlinson
Steven Backs
Becky Vissers (Meat Goat Chair)

Barry Van Camp

Lynn Lightbody
Ed Franken
Sarah James
Anna Haupt

Tanya McCarthy

Grant Howley

RULES AND REGULATIONS:

  1. This show (section 600-607) is recognized as a purebred show (unless specific classes state otherwise) and as such, registrations will be governed by Livestock Rules and Regulations # 4.
  2. All incomplete entries will be treated as late entries and subject to the late entry fee of $25.00 per entry. Exceptions will only be made for information pending. Please ensure ALL information is correctly filled in.
  3. Entry fees must be paid in all classes, except for the Best Udder Class and the Breed Cup classes. Please make your entries to the Breed Cup class in advance.
  4. This is an officially sanctioned show of the Canadian Goat Society (C.G.S.) and C.G.S. rules shall govern. Copies of C.G.S. rules may be obtained from the Canadian Goat Society. All transfer papers are to be completed before the show and submitted to the Agriculture Show Office at entry@royalfair.org. The original papers are to be brought with the exhibitor to the show.
  5. There shall be no limit on the number of entries that may be made by an Exhibitor. Pen space will be allotted according to the number of animals brought to the RAWF, and space available.
  6. Substitutions will be allowed as follows:
    1. Two substitutions within a breed per Exhibitor.
    2. Substitutions must be made within the same age class, and must be made by 2:00 PM, Friday November 1, 2024.
  7. No animal may be shown in more than one class except for a Championship or Special Class. All animals shown in Special Classes must have been shown in their regular classes.
  8. Animals must have been legally tattooed prior to the Fair so that no fresh ink or green ears are present.
  9. All Canadian owned goats must be registered or recorded with the Canadian Goat Society. Original registration certificate for animals must be shown when tattoos are checked and available in the ring for Championship classes. All animals must be legibly tattooed; tattoos must match the original papers. Certificates for all animals regardless of age must be shown. No papers, no show. NO EXCEPTIONS.
  10. All goats will be checked by a committee of three C.G.S. members in good standing, conducting the required health check. Any animal not passing inspection will be asked to leave the facilities. There will be no kidding or recent signs of parturition at the RAWF. C.G.S. health rules apply. Cross checks of animals at the show and animals presented will be done by the chairperson.
  11. If an exhibitor does not agree with the health check results they may have a vet check the animal at their own expense.
  12. In order to maintain a clean and professional show, exhibitors are not allowed to sleep in pens. Breeders are encouraged to put up a display and keep areas neat and tidy. It is preferred that all Dairy Exhibitors be dressed in white bottoms (pants or skirt), though black pants (non-athletic type) will be accepted as the alternative, and white shirts (with collar) when showing in the ring. No hats or caps are to be worn in the show ring. All overnight set ups must be taken down and out of sight for opening hours of the Fair.
  13. Each entry is to be handled by a single exhibitor who is to be competent as per rule #3 in the Livestock Rules & Regulations.
  14. Numbers may only be displayed in a harness on the front of the exhibitors and must identify all animals in the show ring.No ear tags that identify the exhibitor will be allowed.
  15. Holding pens will be available for exhibitors ringside. We encourage their use to help the shows move along smoothly.
  16. The base date for computing the age of the animal is November 1st, 2024.
  17. No accommodation will be provided for goats not properly entered and shown.
  18. Absolutely no dairy bucks will be allowed for entry in the Dairy Goat Show or in Royal barns.

JUNIOR SHOW CLASSES: Classes 1 - 3. Consist of Does less than two (2) years of age that are not in milk and have never freshened.

SENIOR SHOW CLASSES: Classes 6 - 10. Consist of Does that are in milk.



Prize Money

SENIOR CLASSES

1st
2nd
3rd
$20
$15
$10


Alpine

Section 600


Classes:

1.

Doe Kid, 3-6 Months

Born between May 1st, 2024 and July 31st, 2024

2.

Doe Kid, 6-12 Months

Born between November 1st, 2023 and April 30th, 2024

3.

Doe, Dry Yearling 12-24 Months

Born between November 2nd, 2022 and November 1st, 2023

6.

Milkers 1 Year And Under 2 years

Born between November 1st, 2022 and October 31st, 2023

7.

Milkers, 2 Year And Under 3

Born between November 1st, 2021 and October 31st, 2022

8.

Milkers 3 Year And Under 4

Born between November 1st, 2020 and October 31st, 2021

9.

Milkers 4 Years And Under 5

Born between November 1st, 2019 and October 31st, 2020

10.

Milkers, 5 Years And Over

Born before November 1st, 2019

13.

Dam & Daughter Breed Challenge Trophy

The Alpine Cup in memory of Stan Dinsdale

Animals must have been shown in their appropriate classes within their section. Entries OWNED by the exhibitor will be eligible for the Alpine Cup.

15.

Breeder's Herd

Four animals of any age, 3 must be in milk. animals must have been shown in the appropriate class within their section. All animals must be bred & owned by the exhibitor.


Saanen

Section 601


Classes:

1.

Doe Kid, 3-6 Months

Born between May 1st, 2024 and July 31st, 2024

2.

Doe Kid, 6-12 Months

Born between November 1st, 2023 and April 30th, 2024

3.

Doe, Dry Yearling 12-24 Months

Born between November 2nd, 2022 and November 1st, 2023

6.

Milkers 1 Year And Under 2

Born between November 1st, 2022 and October 31st, 2023

7.

Milkers, 2 Year And Under 3

Born between November 1st, 2021 and October 31st, 2022

8.

Milkers 3 Year And Under 4

Born between November 1st, 2020 and October 31st, 2021

9.

Milkers 4 Years And Under 5

Born between November 1st, 2019 and October 31st, 2020

10.

Milkers, 5 Years And Over

Born before November 1st, 2019

13.

Dam & Daughter Breed Challenge Trophy

The Saanen Cup in memory of Evelyn McCutcheon

Animals must be shown in their appropriate classes within their section. Entries OWNED by the exhibitor will be eligible for the Saanen Cup.

15.

Breeder's Herd

No entry fee

Four animals of any age, 3 must be in milk. animals must have been shown in the appropriate class within their section. All animals must be bred & owned by the exhibitor.


Toggenburg

Section 602


Classes:

1.

Doe Kid, 3-6 Months

Born between May 1st, 2024 and July 31st, 2024

2.

Doe Kid 6-12 Months

Born between November 1st, 2023 and April 30th, 2024

3.

Doe, Dry Yearling 12-24 Months

Born between November 2nd, 2022 and November 1st, 2023

6.

Milkers 1 Year And Under 2

Born between November 1st, 2022 and October 31st, 2023

7.

Milkers, 2 Year And Under 3

Born between November 1st, 2021 and October 31st, 2022

8.

Milkers 3 Year And Under 4

Born between November 1st, 2020 and October 31st, 2021

9.

Milkers 4 Years And Under 5

Born between November 1st, 2019 and October 31st, 2020

10.

Milkers, 5 Years And Over

Born before November 1st, 2019

13.

Dam & Daughter Breed Challenge Trophy

The Toggenburg Cup in memory of Betty McKenzie

Animals must be shown in their appropriate classes within their section. Entries OWNED by the exhibitor will be eligible for the Toggenburg Cup.

15.

Breeder's Herd

No entry fee. Four animals of any age, 3 must be in milk. animals must have been shown in the appropriate class within their section.

16.

Toggenburg Breeder's Herd Special

No entry fee. Herd must be bred & owned by the exhibitor.

There must be 1 kid, 1 dry yearling, 1 junior milker and 1 senior milker.

Toggenburg Breeder's Herd Perpetual Award;
Presented by Amanda Lindsay-Peaire and Linda Lindsay, Burlington ON.


La Mancha

Section 603


Classes:

1.

Doe Kid, 3-6 Months

Born between May 1st, 2024 and July 31st, 2024

2.

Doe Kid 6-12 Months

Born November 2nd, 2023 to May 1st, 2024

3.

Doe Kid 12-24 Months

Born November 1st, 2022 to October 31st, 2023

6.

Milkers 1 Year And Under 2

Born November 1st, 2022 to October 31st, 2023

7.

Milkers, 2 Year And Under 3

Born between November 1st, 2021 and October 31st, 2022

8.

Milkers 3 Year And Under 4

Born between November 1st, 2020 and October 31st, 2021

9.

Milkers 4 Years And Under 5

Born between November 1st, 2019 and October 31st, 2020

10.

Milkers, 5 Years And Over (prior To Nov 1, 2019)

Born before November 1st, 2019

13.

Dam & Daughter Breed Challenge Trophy

The La Mancha Cup in honour of Keri Kelso

Animals must be shown in their appropriate classes within their section. Entries OWNED by the exhibitor will be eligible for the La Mancha Cup.

15.

Breeder' Herd

No entry fee

Four animals of any age, 3 must be in milk. animals must have been shown in the appropriate class within their section.


Nubian

Section 604


Classes:

1.

Doe Kid, 3-6 Months

Born between May 1st, 2024 and July 31st, 2024

2.

Doe Kid 6-12 Months

Born between November 1st, 2023 and April 30th, 2024

3.

Doe, Dry Yearling 12-24 Months

Born between November 1st, 2022 and October 31st, 2023

6.

Milkers 1 Year And Under 2

Born between November 1st, 2022 and October 31st, 2023

7.

Milkers, 2 Year And Under 3

Born between November 1st, 2021 and October 31st, 2022

8.

Milkers 3 Year And Under 4

Born between November 1st, 2020 and October 31st, 2021

9.

Milkers 4 Years And Under 5

Born between November 1st, 2019 and October 31st, 2020

10.

Milkers, 5 Years And Over

Born before November 1st, 2019

13.

Dam & Daughter Breed Challenge Trophy

The Nubian Cup in memory of Jeanne Farron

Animals must be shown in their appropriate classes within their section. Entries OWNED by the exhibitor will be eligible for the Nubian Cup.

15.

Breeder's Herd

No entry fee

Four animals of any age, 3 must be in milk. animals must have been shown in the appropriate class within their section.


Oberhasli

Section 605


Classes:

1.

Doe Kid, 3-6 Months

Born between May 1st, 2024 and July 31st, 2024

2.

Doe Kid 6-12 Months

Born between November 1st, 2023 and April 30th, 2024

3.

Doe, Dry Yearling 12-24 Months

Born between November 1st, 2022 and October 31st, 2023

6.

Milkers 1 Year And Under 2

Born between November 1st, 2022 and October 31st, 2023

7.

Milkers, 2 Year And Under 3

Born between November 1st, 2021 and October 31st, 2022

8.

Milkers 3 Year And Under 4

Born between November 1st, 2020 and October 31st, 2021

9.

Milkers 4 Years And Under 5

Born between November 1st, 2019 and October 31st, 2020

10.

Milkers, 5 Years And Over

Born before November 1st, 2019

13.

Dam & Daughter

No entry fee

Animals must be shown in their appropriate classes within their section.

15.

Breeder's Herd

No entry fee

Four animals of any age, 3 must be in milk. animals must have been shown in the appropriate class within their section.


Recorded Grades

Section 606


Classes:

1.

Doe Kid, 3-6 Months

Born between May 1st, 2024 and July 31st, 2024

2.

Doe Kid 6-12 Months

Born between November 1st, 2023 and April 30th, 2024

3.

Doe, Dry Yearling 12-24 Months

Born between November 1st, 2022 and October 31st, 2023

6.

Milkers 1 Year And Under 2

Born between November 1st, 2022 and October 31st, 2023

7.

Milkers, 2 Year And Under 3

Born between November 1st, 2021 and October 31st, 2022

8.

Milkers 3 Year And Under 4

Born between November 1st, 2020 and October 31st, 2021

9.

Milkers 4 Years And Under 5

Born between November 1st, 2019 and October 31st, 2020

10.

Milkers, 5 Years And Over

Born before November 1st, 2019

13.

Dam & Daughter Breed Challenge Trophy

The Recorded Grades Cup in memory of Marcy Kurmey

Animals must be shown in their appropriate classes within their section. Entries OWNED by the exhibitor will be eligible for the Recorded Grades Cup.

15.

Breeder's Herd

No entry fee

Four animals of any age, 3 must be in milk. animals must have been shown in the appropriate class within their section.


Nigerian Dwarf

Section 607


Classes:

1.

Doe Kid, 3-6 Months

Born between May 1st, 2024 and July 31st, 2024

Prize money generously provided by Gay Lea

2.

Doe Kid 6-12 Months

Born between November 1st, 2023 and April 30th, 2024

Prize money generously provided by Gay Lea

3.

Doe, Dry Yearling 12-24 Months

Born between November 1st, 2022 and October 31st, 2023

Prize money generously provided by Gay Lea

6.

Milkers 1 Year And Under 2

Born between November 1st, 2022 and October 31st, 2023

Prize money generously provided by Gay Lea

7.

Milkers, 2 Year And Under 3

Born between November 1st, 2021 and October 31st, 2022

Prize money generously provided by Gay Lea

8.

Milkers 3 Year And Under 4

Born between November 1st, 2020 and October 31st, 2021

Prize money generously provided by Gay Lea

9.

Milkers 4 Years And Under 5

Born between November 1st, 2019 and October 31st, 2020

Prize money generously provided by Gay Lea

10.

Milkers, 5 Years And Over

Born before November 1st, 2019

Prize money generously provided by Gay Lea

15.

Breeder's Herd

No entry fee

Four animals of any age, 3 must be in milk. animals must have been shown in the appropriate class within their section.


Speicals


Premier Exhibitor

This banner will be awarded in each section. Awarded to the individual, partnership, or institution winning the largest number of points. A maximum of five (5) head exhibited by an exhibitor will be used in calculation of Premier Exhibitor. In case of a tie the following procedure will be used:

  • the exhibitor with the most first place animals in the senior classes only
  • the exhibitor with the most second place animals in the senior classes only

Junior Points: 1st - 5, 2nd - 4, 3rd - 3, 4th - 2, 5th - 1

Senior Points: 1st - 10, 2nd - 8, 3rd - 6, 4th - 4, 5th - 2

Premier Breeder

This banner will be awarded in each section. Awarded to the individual, partnership, or institution winning the largest number of points. A maximum of five (5) animals will be used in the calculation of points for the Premier Breeder titles. In case of a tie the following procedure will be used:

  • the exhibitor/breeder with the most first place animals in the senior classes only
  • the exhibitor/breeder with the most second place animals in the senior classes only

Junior Points: 1st - 5, 2nd - 4, 3rd - 3, 4th - 2, 5th - 1

Senior Points: 1st - 10, 2nd - 8, 3rd - 6, 4th - 4, 5th - 2

Toggenburg Breeder's Herd Award (Perpetual)

Presented by Amanda Lindsay-Peaire and Linda Lindsay, Burlington, ON. Breeders herd must be bred and owned by the exhibitor. All animals must have shown in their individual sections.

Grand Champion Saanen Banner

Presented to the Grand Champion Saanen by East Gen

Grand Champion Cash Prize

A $25 cash prize will be awarded to each breed Grand Champion, donated by Andrew Hansford and Family.

Grand Champion La Mancha Banner

Presented to the Grand Chmapion La Mancha by Alex Nate and Theo Emons

Grand Champion Nigerian Dwarf Banner

Presented to the Grand Chmapion Nigerian Dwarf Goat by Cam & Alice Stewart of Craigalleen Farms.


Premier Herdsman


Special Prizes will be awarded to the herdsman or caretakers in charge of livestock exhibits. A committee appointed by the management will make inspections during the show to determine those who, in their judgement,make the best record for the period of the show, taking into consideration the following points:

  1. Preparation of Exhibit..............................................................................................................40 points
    1. Adequate, clean, birght bedding - 10
    2. Animals attractively spaced in pens - 10
    3. Decorations neat and attractive - 10
    4. Approprite Signs - 5
    5. Well chosen colour scheme (background, tack boxes, etc) - 5
  2. Apperance and Attitude of Exhibitor.......................................................................................15 points
    1. Knowledgeable, friendly, courteous, able to answer questions about exhibit / goats - 10
    2. Clothes are persons are neat, clean, and apporpriately dressed - 5
  3. Care of Exhibit....................................................................................................................... 45 points
    1. Dairy goats clean, clipped (before show), feet trimmed - 15
    2. Aisles kept neat and clean - 10
    3. Attractive, organized feeders and feed equipment - 10
    4. Feed / equipment stored neatly when not in use (out of sight if possible), and kept clean - 10
  4. TOTAL.................................................................................................................................... 100 points

Awards for Dairy Goat Herdsman

1st
2nd
3rd
$50
$30
$20